Jim is Irvine’s CEO. A native Californian, he is passionate about the Foundation
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Jun 05, 2012
On June 5, the Aspen Institute featured Irvine CEO Jim Canales as part of their Foundation Presidents’ Series of roundtable discussions. The luncheon was hosted by the Aspen Institute’s Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, which seeks to maximize the impact of the social sector by encouraging collaboration between grantmakers, nonprofits and social enterprises. The Institute hosted Jim in their Washington office for a discussion with over 40 nonprofit leaders and policy experts. In discussion with the Aspen Institute’s Jane Wales, Jim covered some of the key trends and developments in philanthropy. The discussion covered performance assessment, transparency and developments in Irvine’s grantmaking programs. The full 90-minute discussion can be viewed below.
Jim is Irvine’s CEO. A native Californian, he is passionate about the Foundation’s mission of expanding opportunity. He also regularly uses Twitter (@jcanales) as a great way to listen and learn. View full bio »